Exclusive: Starting at Rs. 55,000, the Turing Phone is Set to Launch in India by September

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Exclusive: Starting at Rs. 55,000, the Turing Phone is Set to Launch in India by September

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In a post-Snowden world, privacy has become an integral part of our lives. We have seen in TV shows and movies where the protagonist and spies carry an uncrackable, heavily encrypted phone. Turing Robotics Industries has launched a smartphone, the Turing Phone, which the company claims is unhackable and unbreakable. Appropriately named after Alan Turing, the first person to develop cryptographic machines, otherwise known as computers, the device will launch in India by the first week of September, starting at a price of Rs. 55,000.

If the price seems too steep, there is a reason behind it. The Turing Phone has been constructed from a material called Liquidmorphium, which is stronger than titanium and steel. It uses nano-coating to cover the internal parts, which makes it waterproof. To round off its main selling point, the phone has built-in end-to-end encryption in its core apps, which means servers and third parties cannot intercept your calls and messages. The phone has been built keeping security in mind. To that extent, it doesn’t even has a headphone jack or a USB port. It is meant to be unhackable.

The Turing Phone lacks a headphone jack and USB port. Source: Turing Robotics Industries.

The Turing Phone lacks a headphone jack and USB port. Source: Turing Robotics Industries.

On the specifications front, the Turing Phone runs on the 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801c processor with 3GB of RAM. The phone supports 4G LTE and is powered by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery. The rest include a 5.5 inch full HD display, a 13MP rear and an 8MP front camera and a fingerprint scanner on the left side of the phone. The phone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Turing Aemaeth UI. The phone can be charged via a  magnetically attached power connector, like Apple’s MagSafe.


Source: Turing Robotics Industries

It is available in three variants – 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. In India, the 64GB variant will be available for a price of around Rs. 55,000 and the 128 GB variant will be available at a price of around Rs. 68,000. The Turing Phone comes in three models – Pharaoh, Cardinal, and Beowulf, each one taking colour and texture cue from the source material.

Turing Robotics’ CEO SYL Chao hopes that the material used in the Turing Phone will become standard in the near future. In the present, it seems that the phone will only attract businessmen and people working at higher positions in corporate sectors, considering its steep price tag.

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  • prishthakur1

    I was thinking the same thing if security is main concern then Blackberry is best not heard any one hack into a blackberry phone it might be possible in today’s date but spending 55,000 rs on phone with no earphone is waste. What about whats app , wifi , etc

  • Tarun Chowdary


  • Dipanjan Patra

    :D did you read the article? It’s for war zone :3 maybe even bulletproof version will come :v

  • Nijan Lahiri

    ki obostha!

  • Stan Cooper

    What is so special about this phone?

  • Dipanjan Patra

    Nijan Lahiri

  • Zeeshan Tahir

    Nice mobil

  • Harshith Ram

    Manoj Shetty

  • Nikhil Soni

    Even no usb
    Data transfer only via wifi

  • Subir Kr


  • Akash Singh

    Mai toh kal he dekha tha

  • Subir Kr

    Mast hai

  • Subir Kr

    Hahaha mai dekh aur socha tujhe tag karu to phr socha k dekh liya hog tuU0001f61cU0001f61cU0001f61c

  • Akash Singh

    Subir isse k bare meh bol raha tha.

  • Jaime Carvalho


  • Jaime Carvalho


  • Rohith Iyer

    Apparently only 10000 pieces will be produced, need to see how many of these will be reserved for India

  • Rohith Iyer

    Beautiful design

  • Nitesh Vashistha

    This is mi6, cia level stuff.

  • Tanay Pandey

    india me bick chuka ye apne aap ek mahine me 25000 ka ho jayega

  • Purvesh Pandya


  • Rajan Singh

    Company is Turing…but not for your purpose.

  • Rajan Singh

    Nice and attractive design..

  • Tanuj Kapoor

    Mayank Kapoor

  • Purvesh Pandya

    Company & the name???

  • Mayur Gangawane

    It doesn’t have a earphone jack? Does it atleast have bluetooth so people can listen to music?

  • Iqra Allowdin